Sprouts is a micro-school in Champaign, IL focusing on art and nature in our community. Quick Facts: As pioneers of the micro-school format, Sprouts caps enrollment at 25 students for the entire school. Learn more about our size. Nature School has plenty of benefits – and plenty of research to back up these claims. Read some here. At Sprouts, we believe that the best childhood is formed in Nature and Art experiences. Learn more about our philosophy. Sprouts began as a group home daycare. Find out our history. We aim to help grow the next generations of environmentalists. Our mission explains. The Sprouts curriculum focuses on the natural changes in our environment across the Central Illinois seasons. Follow along here. Sprouts is owned and operated by Caity & Ellen – and we take family-school fit seriously. Learn more about us here. We aim to practice what we teach – learn all about our eco-friendly childcare practices. Free play is a large part of the Sprouts day. Check out our regular schedule.